Court Program Specialist II (Criminal Court)

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This position is responsible for developing and employing effective case management procedures that assist with the identification and coordination of Criminal Court cases. This position manages all of the judicial destruction orders in a timely manner, tracks Jimmy Ryce cases to ensure compliance with Florida Statute timeframes, and reviews and manages inactive criminal cases. This position works closely with the Veteran’s Court team. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Director of Case Management and is reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology or closely related field and three (3) years of experience working in a business or court setting; or equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Essential Duties

Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

The duties of this position are to conduct case review and present data to judges. Work with the Court Administrative staff to analyze trends and prepare statistical reports. Composing and maintaining court orders, calendars, correspondence, memoranda, reports, e-mails and other documents. Provide administrative assistance in the area of Criminal. Exercise independent judgment and initiative; establish working relationships with judges, court personnel, professionals associated with the legal community and the general public.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of the criminal process and the documents filed at various states of criminal proceedings. Knowledge of court procedures and understanding of basic legal terminology. Must be highly organized; demonstrate close attention to detail and the ability to work in stressful situations. Must have a demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse set of people in an open and friendly manner. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Ability to maintain confidentiality.

How to Apply

Each completed package shall include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • State of Florida application form, available at this link.

The application package must be submitted to: Chief of Personnel, Tammy Anton, at


Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, April 6, 2018. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check. The Fifteenth Circuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Tammy Anton, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Florida 33401; telephone number (561) 355-4380 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call “711.”